College Basketball Articles

Saint Mary’s won 29 games a year ago, beat Gonzaga twice in the regular season for the first time since 1995, captured the West Coast Conference regular-season title and led the nation in field goal percentage and assist-to-turnover ratio....
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Archie Miller has become one of the hottest young coaches in the game after leading the Flyers to their third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Dayton earned a share of the A-10 regular-season title despite dealing with the suspension of...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Maybe no team in the country had its season short-circuited as quickly as the Rhode Island Rams last November.   Just 10 minutes into a season-opening win over American, star guard E.C. Matthews crumpled to the floor in a heap while making a...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Replacing a first-round draft pick after falling short of the NCAA Tournament isn’t as big a worry as it may appear.   Leonard Hamilton reloaded again with a recruiting class that ranks among the top 15 nationally for the second...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
The hot seat watch in 2016-17 could focus on two conferences in particular.   The Big Ten and SEC both have coaches who need to perform right away. Some are coaches who have exceled at a mid-major level (Mike Anderson at Arkansas, John Groce...
Mitch Light
5 months ago
This offseason turned out to be a good time for non-blue bloods to be in the market for a new coach.   Few major power programs waded into the coaching carousel. One of college basketball’s most historically proud programs hired a new...
David Fox
5 months ago
For the third consecutive year, Duke and Kentucky are ranked first and second nationally in the recruiting rankings. The team that’s No. 1 and the team that’s No. 2 seems to change from year to year, but the point stands.   No...
David Fox
5 months ago
This isn’t a new concept for any who has followed college basketball in recent years, but transfers can change the entire complexion of a season.   Just ask Syracuse. The Orange had been hurting from the departure of three key players...
David Fox
5 months ago
It’s 8:45 a.m. on a Friday in Indianapolis, and Michael Kaltenmark is whipping around the Butler University campus in a 2014 Ford Transit. He and his passengers have a busy schedule to keep, so he disregards the “permit required”...
David Fox
5 months ago
The 2016-17 Athlon Sports college basketball All-America team is full of surprises.   First, the easiest pick for the first team is a Duke player who elected to return to school rather than go to the NBA Draft. That’s right, top...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Duke and Kentucky haven’t met in the NCAA Tournament since the 1998 Elite Eight. If that drought ends in 2016, the matchup could be epic.   Sure, Duke and Kentucky have faced each other during the season on a somewhat regular basis,...
David Fox
7 months ago
Kentucky basketball will be, as usual under John Calipari, a new look team this upcoming season. Tyler Ulis and a group of freshmen have been replaced by another group of talented newcomers. The Wildcats likely will be one of the national...
David Fox
8 months ago
Indiana basketball is looking to defend its Big Ten championship, but the Hoosiers will have to do it with a new batch of stars in place of veteran point guard Yogi Ferrell. Sophomore center Thomas Bryant should be one of those stars, and as such...
David Fox
8 months ago
We should've known the John Calipari talk wasn't going to die down anytime soon.   Clay Travis recently talked about the Kentucky basketball coach and his alleged practice of players. The Fox Sports personality went on to...
Jasmine Watkins
9 months ago
Pat Summitt's passing has shaken more than just the sports world.   The legendary women's basketball coach was more than just a coach. She broke barriers and became a leader, mentor, and more in the lives of those she came across....
Jasmine Watkins
9 months ago
Clay Travis is always blatantly honest.    The Fox Sports personality recently gave his spiel about Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari's multiple appearances on ESPN shows as well as the art of paying college players. The...
Jasmine Watkins
9 months ago
John Calipari is arguably ESPN's favorite college basketball coach. He's always intertwined with the network in some way.   All this television time doesn't sit well with one of the employees of the worldwide leader in...
Jasmine Watkins
9 months ago
For dozens of coaches and players in college basketball, the last few weeks have been nerve-wracking.   After the season, 117 underclassmen entered their names into the NBA Draft. A majority of these players needed more information on...
David Fox
9 months ago
People lie about their age from time to time, but this one takes the cake.   According to The Windsor Star, a 29-year-old man who had been masquerading as a 17-year-old high school student has been arrested. Jonathan Nicola, who is 6'9...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Dwayne Washington, the Syracuse staple and legend, passed away at the age of 52.   The school's basketball twitter account confirmed the sad news. Pearl, as he was affectionately known, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015 and...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Even as Villanova is still basking in the glow of its first national championship since 1985 and fans are catching their breath after a wild NCAA Tournament, it’s still a good time to start looking ahead.   This upcoming college...
David Fox
11 months ago
Remember the National Championship game between North Carolina and Villanova? Of course you do.    The UNC-Nova game will probably go down as one of the greatest in title game history. The insane shot by Marcus Paige and then the game-...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
UConn women's basketball team won its fourth national title in a row over Syracuse.   The world should be used to their dominance, but maybe some don't know as much as others. Boxing legend Mike Tyson sent a tweet out to congratulate...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Monday night's men’s college basketball national championship between Villanova and North Carolina gave us one of the most dramatic endings in history. Was it the most exciting? That’s up to you, but here is my opinion on where it...
Aaron Tallent
11 months ago
Villanova's buzzer-beater to beat North Carolina and win the championship sent the sports world into a frenzy.   As soon as the Kris Jenkins' shot went in and the buzzer sounded, everyone on the court was involved in chaos....
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago

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